Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News 23 February 2022

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Thousands raised for fire affected business A FUNDRAISER set up to help one of the businesses devastated by the fire at Lakeview Shopping Centre in Patterson Lakes earlier this month has raised thousands of dollars. More than 50 people have shown their generous spirit to help the owners of The Famished Wolf get back on their feet. The fire forced the closure of the business. The fundraiser website, set up by restaurant owner Simon McNeilly, reads “for years we have worked hard at The Famished Wolf to provide the best possible food we can to all our wonderful customers. Our objective has always

been to support the community and give back by supporting many sporting clubs, charities, kindergartens and schools. Now, sadly after all these years, a devastating fire and a dramatic shortfall in insurance coverage we are asking for your support in return.” “Our hope is that if the many can support us a little we can support all our hard working staff to remain employed and to eventually have everyone back in a better version of our beloved Patterson Lakes burger bar some day. For anyone that does choose to help us, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts and pledge to give every-

thing back and more in donations to the community when we are back up and running,” the fundraiser read. More than $6000 has been raised for the business so far. To donate visit mycause.com. au/p/276366/the-famished-wolf-patterson-lakes-recovery-fund

THE fire damaged Famished Wolf restaurant. Picture: Supplied

SAMANTHA Barrow and Lisa Ferguson from Mordialloc Life Saving Club. Picture: Supplied

Life savers hold their own FIFTY Kingston lifesavers aged 3574 competed in the 2022 Victorian Masters Championships at Lorne Surf Life Saving Club last weekend, with some masterful performances proving that the club can hold its own among some tough competition. Mordialloc LSC finished in second place overall for the beach events with 86 points, backing this up in the overall water events placing ninth with 51 points. A strong contingent of 26 athletes represented Mordialloc Life Saving Club, 20 hailed from Mentone LSC, two from Bonbeach LSC and Aspendale LSC and Chelsea SLSC each had one representative pulling on their club caps to showcase their best rescue-ready skills. Life Saving Victoria general manager education, sport and club development, Kate Simpson, said encouraging increased opportunities for masters’ competitors had been a key priority this season.

“So, we are delighted to have had 49 Kingston athletes giving their all at this weekend’s championships,” she said. “Lifesaving is for everyone, of all ages and abilities and sport is a fantastic way for our patrolling members to actively train so they are rescue ready when patrolling our beaches. “We are very grateful to Lorne SLSC and the local community for hosting us in this great region and we can’t wait to return in two weeks’ time for the Victorian Junior Championships.” One of the standout’s was Mordialloc SLSC’s Lisa Ferguson, who came first in the 35-39 years categories of female board race, ironwoman, female board rescue, female beach sprint, female beach flags, and 110+ female relay with fellow club members Samantha Barrow and Lisa Harper, and 140+ female beach relay with fellow club members Samantha Barrow, Lisa Harper and Kelly Scurrah.

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